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Are Quebeckers really THIS immoral? Taking the lead in the polls after confirming he is a cocaine addict, and gay as well???
1 posted on 10/03/2005 8:13:20 AM PDT by Heartofsong83
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To: Clive; fanfan

Thank God for the Two Solitudes.

Go, Quebec, go! ASAP.

And take Pierre Pettigrew with you.


2 posted on 10/03/2005 8:18:03 AM PDT by headsonpikes (The Liberal Party of Canada are not b*stards - b*stards have mothers!)
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To: Heartofsong83

He's not immoral, he's open, can't you read?????? /sarcasm


3 posted on 10/03/2005 8:27:01 AM PDT by michaelbfree
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To: Heartofsong83
Then André Boisclair discovered that playing with fire is a good way to get burned. Reporters began grilling him about his rumoured penchant for booze-fuelled, cocaine-driven all-night revelry. He finally admitted to "youthful errors," adding, "It's all behind me now."

Probably not the best choice of words for an openly gay pol to use!

4 posted on 10/03/2005 8:40:10 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Heartofsong83
A openly gay man saying "it' all behind me now"

slice of double entendre anyone?

CC

5 posted on 10/03/2005 9:09:26 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Billy Tauzin about Louisiana: "half the state is under water, the other half is under indictment")
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Pingout Tomorrow, when I'm back on the job.


6 posted on 10/03/2005 9:38:51 AM PDT by little jeremiah (A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, are incompatible with freedom. P. Henry)
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To: Heartofsong83
Are Quebeckers really THIS immoral? Taking the lead in the polls after confirming he is a cocaine addict, and gay as well???

They just pretend cocaine is no more dangerous than marijuana or tobacco. You must realize Quebecois have a more sophisticated, "European" outlook on drugs and sex than the rest of North America.

And it's not just the separatists who are so libertine. In the news today is the following story about young federalist Liberals:

Monday » October 3 » 2005

Young Liberals bare all for national unity

Isabelle Rodrigue
Canadian Press

Monday, October 03, 2005

Six scantily clad Liberal youth-wing executives are front-and-centre in a poster campaign to begin on Monday that will hit the walls of some Quebec universities and appear in some weekly newspapers. (CP/Federal Young Liberals of Quebec)

They're young, they're Liberals, and they're not afraid to take off their clothes in the name of national unity.

Six scantily clad Liberal youth-wing executives, who posed on Montreal's hip St-Denis Street, are front-and-centre in a poster campaign to begin on Monday that will hit the walls of some Quebec universities and appear in some weekly newspapers.

After young Quebec Liberals came up with the idea, the search for those willing to reveal more than just their thoughts wasn't difficult. ''We had more models than we needed,'' said Brigitte Legault, president of the youth wing of the Quebec federal Liberals. The poster says in French: Children of the Charter Flaunt It. But the message is serious. It notes the importance of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, adopted by a Liberal government, while taking a swipe at sovereigntists. "After a divisive referendum, the separatists are hoping to go right back at it," reads the message, translated from French. "We say no to this exclusive, ethnic and unjustified nationalism."

But the poster was a bit too racy for three Montreal universities - Concordia University, University of Montreal and the University of Quebec at Montreal - which refused to allow it on campus. ''The universities that refused, assured us that it wasn't for political reasons, but rather because of the (nature of the ads) that was maybe a bit too provocative or in bad taste,'' said Marie-Helene Perreault from the Newad agency, in charge of distributing the posters. This isn't the first time young Liberals from Quebec have stirred up controversy with an ad campaign.

Last year, they launched one promoting same-sex marriages using a picture of two women kissing. They also took a firm stance against the anti-missile shield in another campaign at a time when the Liberal party was divided on the issue. This time instead of a focusing on an emerging issue, Legault said the young Liberals are returning to an old problem that is always around, even though many people have put national unity on the backburner. They were inspired by a speech delivered by Foreign Affairs Minister Pierre Pettigrew at a youth convention in early September. Speaking to about 300 Liberals, he lashed out at sovereigntists, accusing them of defending outdated values. ''We're taking the same words of Mr. Pettigrew who tells us that since the beginning, we have advocated Liberal values of openness,'' Legault said.

A spokeswoman from University of Montreal said it refused to allow the campaign because it has a policy that only permits publicity from within campus, the government, or other universities. Concordia University and the University of Quebec at Montreal couldn't be reached for comment.

© Canadian Press 2005

10 posted on 10/03/2005 1:05:54 PM PDT by Ipberg
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To: Heartofsong83

He's gay. Big deal. He does coke? Well I'm more angry that politicians admit to this but still support criminalization knowing only those "not connected" actually get punished for these "crimes."

As for Quebeckers being immoral. No, they just believe in staying out of peoples personal lives. But remember though this is the province where it is ILLEGAL for a woman to take her husbands surname at marriage. (not kidding)

Now the nanny state big government they LOVE.

Quebec truthfully is probably the most liberal region on earth. Sweden and Amsterdam included.


12 posted on 10/03/2005 4:48:25 PM PDT by rasblue (Vive le libre Alberta!)
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To: Heartofsong83

Quebec is a weird place. Trying to live as they believe as "European" as possible, but considering themselves as living as North Americans.

Had they kept the traditional Catholic morality and outlook, and a support of market economics, I would have supported them separating from the leftist experiment known as Canada.


14 posted on 10/04/2005 2:28:46 AM PDT by NZerFromHK ("US libs...hypocritical, naive, pompous...if US falls it will be because of these" - Tao Kit (HK))
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